National Running Day 2018 – All You Need To Know

One of our favorite things about running is that anyone can do it. All you need is a little motivation, a pair of shoes (optional!), and some earth beneath your feet. This kind of simplicity is what gives running its global appeal. Moreover, affirming this passion for running is the idea behind National Running Day 2018. Continue reading “National Running Day 2018 – All You Need To Know”

4 Things Physical Therapy Professionals Wish Patients Knew

As a physical therapist, you know your business inside and out. You understand your patients’ expectations, frustrations, and challenges, and you adapt to accommodate them.

But that’s not a two-way street.

Patients rarely know what challenges physical therapists face behind the scenes. Four physical therapists share the things they wish their patients knew. Continue reading “4 Things Physical Therapy Professionals Wish Patients Knew”

Do Active Seniors Need A Personal Trainer Or Physical Therapist?

It’s important to maintain exercise, especially as you age. As physical therapists, you may be seeing more active seniors looking to stay fit after injuries or orthopedic surgery.

But active seniors who are keen on keeping their bodies fit may be signing up for gym classes or doing routines that are no longer safe. Think of all those Zumba classes or senior weight training classes. Who knows if the instructors are aware of their medical conditions and past injuries.

This can lead to serious injury. Continue reading “Do Active Seniors Need A Personal Trainer Or Physical Therapist?”